2009: The Year in Scene

Nearly 13,000 photos from 169 lesbian, gay, bi & trans community events around Washington, DC

Photos by Ward Morrison, Brian Walker, Todd Franson, Randy Shulman
Published on December 24, 2009, 5:27pm | Comments

JANUARY 15
· Club Rebeldes
Expo Restaurant
JANUARY 22
· Out for Equality GLBT Inaugural Ball
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. With Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper, Rufus Wainwright, Dave Koz, Thelma Houston, Catie Curtis, Ross Mathews
· The People's Inaugural LGBT Gayla
Historical Society of Washington
· Dance for Equality
Town Danceboutique
· Mr. M.A.L. 2009 Contest
Almas Temple
· HRC's L-Word Premiere Party
Town Danceboutique
JANUARY 29
· Miss Freddie's 2009 Pageant
Freddie's Beach Bar
· PFLAG's D.C. Prayers for Bobby Premiere Celebration
The home of C. Dixon Osburn & Jeremy Hodder
FEBRUARY 12
· Fuego at Aqua
Club Aqua
· Blowoff
9:30 Club
· Scarlet's Bake Sale
D.C. Eagle
FEBRUARY 26
· Nellie's Oscar Party
Nellie's Sports Bar. Benefitting The Center and Reel Affirmations.
· 2014 Gay Games Hosting Rally
Kennedy Recreation Center
· Bare
Cobalt
· V-Day is a DRAG
18th & U Duplex Diner
MARCH 5
· Be: Deep
Be Bar
· The Last Dyke Night
D.C. Eagle
· Shift
Cobalt
MARCH 12
· Capital Queer Prom
Spirit of Mount Vernon
MARCH 26
· Taint
DC9
· SLDN'S 17th Annual National Dinner
National Building Museum
APRIL 2
· Metro DC PFLAG's Annual Honors Gala
Hyatt Regency Washington
· Be: Hazed
Baskit Underwear Fashion Show
· Freddies' Follies
Featuring The Girls of Baltimore's Hippo, at Freddies Beach Bar
· After Hours at The Hirshhorn
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
APRIL 9
· Guerilla Queer Bar
Rhino Bar
· Cobalt Idol Karaoke
With ReGina Seacrust at Cobalt
· Capital Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Awards Dinner
(formerly PEN) Mandarin Oriental
APRIL 16
· Madonnarama
Town Danceboutique
· Fuego
Club Aqua
APRIL 23
· Metro Weekly Next Generation Awards
Palette Restaurant at The Madison Hotel
· D.C. Diamond Circulate Country/Western Dance
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
· Helen Hayes Awards Ovation Gala
JW Marriott Hotel
· Mixtape
The Warehouse
APRIL 30
· Youth Pride Day
P Street Beach, Dupont Circle
· Taste for Life
Cherry's Main Event at Town Danceboutique
MAY 14
· Superheroes Drink Free
JR.'s Bar & Grill
· Shirtless Men Drink Free
Green Lantern
· The Task Force Leadership Awards
National Museum of Women in the Arts
JUNE 4
· Lure
Cobalt
· DC Black Pride Fashion Show
Renaissance M Street Hotel
· EFN Lounge Grand Opening
EFN Lounge / Motley Bar
· DC Black Pride Festival
Love Nightclub
· DC Black Pride 70s Pure Love Party
Renaissance M Street Hotel
JUNE 11
· Mr. & Miss Capital Pride Pageant
Town Danceboutique
· Miss Omega Pageant
Omega DC
· Capital Pride Heroes Reception
The Madison, a Loews Hotel
· Equality Maryland's Annual Gala
Bethesda North Marriott
JUNE 18
· Capital Pride's Pride After Dark: The Last Dance
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
· Capital Pride's Transgender Pride
The Madison, a Loews Hotel
· 2009 Capital Pride Parade
Dupont Circle, 17th Street and P Street in Downtown Washington, DC
· 2009 Capital Pride Festival
Pennsylvnia Avenue between 3rd & 7th Streets, NW, Downtown, Washington, DC
JUNE 25
· Pride '09 Party with DJ Tracy Young
Saturday, June 20, 2009
· Baltimore Pride Parade and Block Party 2009
Charles and Eager Streets
JULY 2
· Bear Happy Hour
Cobalt / 30 Degrees
JULY 9
JULY 16
· College Night
Apex
· Motley Bear Crue
EFN Lounge / Motley Bar
JULY 23
· White Attire Affair
Experience at Capital Yards
JULY 30
· Night Out with The Nationals
Washington Nationals Park
AUGUST 1
· Shift
Cobalt
AUGUST 6
· Funky Town
Town Danceboutique
· Capital Area Rainbowlers Social
AMF Alexandria Lanes
AUGUST 13
· Pandemonium
Cobalt
· WTF?
Town Danceboutique
· Gay Games 2014 Rally
Stead Park, Dupont Circle
AUGUST 20
· Halo
AUGUST 27
· Lace
· Nellie's 2nd Anniversary Party
Nellie's Sports Bar
SEPTEMBER 3
· NYC at Large
Cobalt
· Bears Gone Wild
EFN Lounge/Motley Bar
SEPTEMBER 10
· Calor
Apex
SEPTEMBER 17
SEPTEMBER 19
· The Wanda Alston House
First Anniversary Awards Reception
SEPTEMBER 24
· The Center's Fall Awards Reception
at Artists Inn Residence
· Jello Wrestling
EFN Lounge
SEPTEMBER 25
· Seductive Fridays
A Women's Dance. The Hippo.
OCTOBER 1
· Blowoff
9:30 Club
· SMYAL's Annual Fall Brunch
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
OCTOBER 2
· Immigration Equality Reception
Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams
OCTOBER 8
· Phasefest
Phase 1
· Miss Ziegfeld's Pageant
Ziegfeld's / Secrets
OCTOBER 9
· Gay Day at Hillwood
Hillwood Museum & Gardens
OCTOBER 22
· College Night
Apex
· Reel Affirmations 19 Opening Night Party
Harman Center for the Arts
· DC Cowboys Hoedown Party
Remington's
OCTOBER 29
· The 2009 17th Street High Heel Race
17th Street NW, Dupont Circle
NOVEMBER 5
· Halloween
Apex, Cobalt, Duplex Diner, DC Eagle, EFN Lounge, Fireplace, Freddie's Beach Bar, Fuego, Green Lantern, JR.'s, Nellie's and Town
· Academy's Miss Turnabout Contest
Ziegfeld's/Secrets
NOVEMBER 12
· Gertrude Stein Democratic Club's Leadership Awards
Women's National Democratic Club
NOVEMBER 19
· NGLCC's National Dinner
National Building Museum
· 30 Degrees / Cobalt
Military Party / NGLCC Afterparty
· Tabu
Majestic Nightclub
NOVEMBER 26
· Brent Everett at Town
Town Danceboutique
DECEMBER 10
· Raw
Green Lantern
· Us Helping Us Annual Gala
The Penthouse at SunTrust Bank
· Dylan Davis's On the Flip Side
Art Show with DJ Obey
DECEMBER 17
· Metro Weekly Holiday Party
The Madison Hotel
· The White Party
Town Danceboutique
DECEMBER 18
· Transgender Day of Remembrance
Metropolitan Community Church of Washington D.C.
· 4th Annual Janky Sweater Party
18th & U Duplex Diner
DECEMBER 19
· GAYLAW Awards
Woman's National Democratic Club

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